United Arab Emirates

Hamas-linked CAIR: A Terror Organization

Islamist Watch 25 November 2014
By Robert Spencer

The United Arab Emirates last week approved a list of 86 "designated terrorist organisations and groups, including the usual suspects – the UAE Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic

 

Tanzania evicting 40,000 people from homeland to make room for Dubai royal family

Salon.com 24 November 2014
By Joanna Rothkopf

40,000 Masai people will be evicted from their homeland in Tanzania, because the Dubai royal family has bought it with the intention of using it as a reserve to hunt big game

 

Danish Muslim group on international terror list

The Local / Denmark 18 November 2014

Around eighty extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Denmark, Sweden and Norway featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and

 

Emirates put Norwegian Islamic group on terror list

The Local Norway 18 November 2014

Around 80 extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Sweden, Norway and Denmark featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and

 

Austrian Saudi school ‘teaching anti-Semitic values’

RT 18 November 2014

The Saudi School – a private institution for Middle Eastern immigrants in Vienna – is being investigated for allegedly teaching anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories, according

 

Anger as UAE puts Nordic, UK Muslim groups on terror list

World Bulletin 18 November 2014

The inclusion by the United Arab Emirates of some of the most respected Islamic organizations established within Nordic states and the UK on a list of groups - including

 

ISIS executes nearly 1,500 people in Syria in 5 months

Al Arabiya News 18 November 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has executed nearly 1,500 people in Syria in the five months since it declared the establishment of a "caliphate", a monitoring group

 

2 US Islamic groups called terrorist by UAE

Stars and Stripes 18 November 2014
By Nafeesa Syeed

The United Arab Emirates included two U.S.-based Islamic groups on a list of more than 80 terrorist movements worldwide in an action that drew swift denials from the

 

Muslim scholars' union slams UAE 'terrorist' label

The Middle East Monitor 18 November 2014
By Muslim scholars' union slams UAE 'terrorist' label

The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) expressed its surprise on Monday over the decision by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to include the bloc on the country's list

 

Palm Jumeirah in Dubai to get first Sharia-compliant hotel

The National 18 November 2014
By Sananda Sahoo

The Palm Jumeirah is set to get its first Sharia-compliant hotel. R Hotels, the hospitality arm of Ajman-based R Holding, expects to open its 259-room four-star resort

 

Muslim Brotherhood, CAIR, Designated Terrorist Groups By United Arab Emirates

Inquisitr 17 November 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood was designated a Terrorist Group by the United Arab Emirates Saturday, joining several other organizations that received the same designation from the

 

Ambassadors of Gulf Arab states to return to Qatar

Stripes 17 November 2014
By Abdullah Al-Shihri

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain said Monday they will reinstate their ambassadors to Qatar after withdrawing them in an unprecedented

 

Officials question inclusion of Finnish Tatar Muslims on terror watch-list

YLE News 17 November 2014

Foreign Ministry official says a translation error may be responsible for the group, known in Finland for their moderate Islamic beliefs, ending up on a list of suspected terrorist

 

UAE labels Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organisation

The News 17 November 2014

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, echoing a similar step by regional allies Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the local media

 

Qatari Official: Gays Should Avoid the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Townhall.com 14 November 2014
By Christine Rousselle

In December of 2010, FIFA awarded the 2022 World Cup bid to Qatar, a small nation the size of Connecticut bordering Saudi Arabia. Qatar's bid beat out bids from the

 

How Amnesty International Suppresses Free Speech

Gatestone Institute 12 November 2014
By Alan M. Dershowitz

Last month the Columbia University chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the invitation, anxious to

 

The diplomat who said 'No' to Saudi oil

BBC News 12 November 2014

Hindsight can be cruel. In 1932, amid a global economic slump, the impoverished Saudis came to London looking for a loan. They also had an offer: would Britain like to try

 

Islamic Relief USA Replaces CEO; Charity Once Part Of A Michelle Obama Initiative

he Money Jihad blog has reported on a June 2014 leadership change at Islamic Relief USA related to financial misdoing at the charity. The report begins: 

 

Qatar warns Washington to support Muslim Brotherhood, likens group to "Christian democratic parties”

Jihad Watch 12 November 2014

The Center for National Interest in Washington, DC, recently gave Muhammad Jaham al-Kuwari, Qatar’s ambassador to the United States, a platform to spew out Al Jazeera style

 

Qatar emir: Airstrikes against Islamic State group not enough

Stars and Stripes? 12 November 2014
By ABDULLAH REBHY

DOHA, Qatar — Qatar's ruling emir said Tuesday that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes are not enough to defeat "terrorism and extremism" in Iraq and Syria as he urged

 
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